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You searched for: collection:prelinger AND creator:"U.S. Office Of War Information"
[movies]Troop Train - U.S. Office of War Information

Downloads: 61
[movies]Paratroops - U.S. Office of War Information

Downloads: 103
[movies]Japanese Relocation - U.S. Office of War Information
Narr. by Milton S. Eisenhower, director of the War Relocation Authority. An historical record of the transfer of Japanese residents from the Pacific Coast to the American Interior as carried out the the U.S. Army and the War Relocation Authority. 100,000 people of Japanese ancestry, two-thirds of them American citizens. Special attention given to possibility of sabotage & espionage. "Japanese themselves cheerfully handled the enormous paperwork involved." Alludes to the auctioning of personal pr...
Downloads: 207 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Tuesday in November - U.S. Office of War Information
"It is early morning of the first Tuesday in November. This is an American city. A city that is not very large, not very rich, not very old. It is situated in the western part of the United States, in California. Its name is Riverton. The woman in the car is Mrs. Dawson, one of Riverton's fifteen thousand residents. She is principal of Public School No. 2, but today there will be no classes held here...
Downloads: 1,651 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]World at War (Part I) - U.S. Office of War Information
Portrayal of the steps that led up to Pearl Harbor and total mobilization of World War II.
Keywords: World War II: General
Downloads: 38,080 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Wartime Nutrition - U.S. Office of War Information
Wartime work of public welfare agencies in the field of nutrition.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront; Nutrition
Downloads: 938,711 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]World at War - U.S. Office of War Information
A feature length motion picture presenting step-by-step the events which led up to Pearl Harbor and total war. History, filmed as it happened, shows the massacre of Ethiopia, the invasion of Austria and Czechoslovakia, the blitz of Poland, the tragic fall of France. Material was taken from secret government archives.
Downloads: 547
[movies]World at War (Part II) - U.S. Office of War Information
Portrayal of the steps that led up to Pearl Harbor and total mobilization of World War II.
Keywords: World War II: General
Downloads: 33,742 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Food for Fighters - U.S. Office of War Information
Importance of nutrition in wartime.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront; Nutrition; Agriculture: Food industry
Downloads: 80,231 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]U.S. News Review, Issue No. 3 - U.S. Office of War Information
Government-produced World War II newsreel.
Keywords: Newsreels; World War II
Downloads: 9,381 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Japanese Relocation - U.S. Office of War Information
U.S. government-produced film defending the World War II internment of Japanese American citizens.
Keywords: World War II: Japanese Americans: Internment; Racism; Human rights
Downloads: 61,383 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(20 reviews)
[movies]Troop Train - U.S. Office of War Information
Evocative World War II-era film following a troop train: the coordination of effort; its staging and assembly of cars, cargo and passengers; its heavily guarded journey through the American countryside; and the food, sleep, exercise, training, drilling and recreation of its soldier-passengers.
Keywords: World War II: Logistics; World War II: Homefront; Transportation: Railroad
Downloads: 18,226 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Suggestion Box - U.S. Office of War Information
How war plant workers made suggestions that resulted in efficiency and economy.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront; World War II: Industrial production
Downloads: 2,361 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Tuesday in November - U.S. Office of War Information
PLEASE NOTE: A vastly improved version of this film made from a 35mm preserved print is available here: http://archive.org/details/Tuesday_in_November Idealized portrayal of 1944 U.S. presidential election, made to show the world that the United States was sufficiently secure to hold a free and fair election during wartime. Shows campaign activities, efforts to ensure the secrecy of the ballot and fairness of the election, and media coverage of the electoral process, all culminating in a giant n...
Keywords: Political campaigns and elections; Citizenship; Media: Radio
Downloads: 20,198 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Manpower - U.S. Office of War Information
The battle for industrial production in World War II.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront; World War II: Industrial production
Downloads: 5,826 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Suggestion Box - U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures

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[movies]Manpower - U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
Some good stock shots to be logged. World War II homefront. Women war workers.
Downloads: 91
[movies]Three Cities - U.S. Office Of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
How America mobilizes.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront
Downloads: 2,743 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Wartime Nutrition - U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
Shows the wartime work of public welfare agencies in the field of nutrition. Some good stock shots to be logged.
Downloads: 76
[movies]When Work Is Done - U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
How the town of Sylacauga, Alabama extended a welcome to war plant workers. Community building between towns and workers from out of town in 1940s. Footage of segregation in recreational activities for workers and worker’s families. 00:42:36:14 Great shot pan down downtown street in classic 1940s small American town packed with cars. 00:42:55:05 Low-angle hull of ship with sign “Hull 108 They Fight and Die They Expect You To Try Deliver June 18th.” 00:41:59:20 VS construction workers in ha...
Downloads: 483
[movies]Negro Colleges in Wartime - U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
Education and training of African Americans as part of the World War II effort.
Keywords: World War II: African Americans; Colleges and universities; African Americans
Downloads: 8,102 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]When Work Is Done - U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
War plant workers flood the town of Sylacauga, Alabama, and the town constructs facilities and organizes activities to make them feel welcome. Excellent, idealized view of homefront life in a World War II factory town.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront; U.S.: Southeast; Alabama
Downloads: 5,510 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]When Work Is Done - U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
How the town of Sylacauga, Alabama extended a welcome to war plant workers. Community building between towns and workers from out of town in 1940s. Footage of segregation in recreational activities for workers and worker’s families. 00:42:36:14 Great shot pan down downtown street in classic 1940s small American town packed with cars. 00:42:55:05 Low-angle hull of ship with sign “Hull 108 They Fight and Die They Expect You To Try Deliver June 18th.” 00:41:59:20 VS construction workers in ha...
Downloads: 251
[movies]Black Marketing - U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
Great 1940s gangster film. Great shots of mobsters in the country and doing black market business with butchers. Great courtroom scenes with prosecutor delivering speech to jury. 19:22:39:18 VS Harry W. Jones, attorney, addressing jury in courtroom hearing a case on a black market operation. 19:23:21:06 VS shot of impassioned prosecutor speaking to jury: “We aim to put these black market operators behind bars; whenever and wherever we find them...
Downloads: 4,234 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Our Enemy: The Japanese - U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
Stridently anti-Japanese film that attempts to convey an understanding of Japanese life and philosophy so that the U.S. may more readily defeat its enemy. Depicts the Japanese as "primitive, murderous and fanatical." With many images of 1930s and 1940s Japan, and a portentious and highly negative narration by Joseph C. Grew, former U.S. ambassador to Japan.
Keywords: World War II: Japan; Propaganda
Downloads: 53,999 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Mission Accomplished: The Story of the Flying Fortress - U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
Chronicles one of the early (autumn 1942) bombing runs of B-17s over Europe.
Keywords: World War II: Aviation
Downloads: 14,569 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Our Enemy: The Japanese - U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures
Film which attempts to convey an understanding of Japanese life and philosophy; it does this in an way which is overly generalizing and racist. military; subway; many shots of Emperor Hirohito on horseback; upper echelon soldiers; troops marching; streets of the city of Tokyo; banking; stock brokerage house; Tokyo stock exchange trading floor; Japanese industry; newsroom of major newspaper; printing plants; banker using an abacus; shots of industry; propaganda theater with umbrellas with nationa...
Downloads: 431
[movies]Town, The - U.S. Office of War Information, Overseas Branch
Shows life during wartime in an American town (Madison, Indiana). Directed by Josef von Sternberg.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront; Indiana; Citizenship
Downloads: 9,563 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
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